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Man arrested over sexual abuse allegations at Belfast care homes

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A man has been arrested by police over sexual abuse allegations at two care homes in Belfast.

The investigation is believed to relate to a man who was employed at Parkview and Tudordale care homes, which are owned by Four Seasons Health Care, Belfast Live reported.

Detective Inspector Dave Hodge said: “We believe the offences occurred between 2008 and 2019. We are working with the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust regarding the ongoing investigation, in addition to the safeguarding and welfare of the victims concerned.

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“During this time health and social care regulator RQIA has been kept fully informed.”

The man was reported to have been arrested under a European Arrest Warrant and was being extradited back to Northern Ireland.

A Four Seasons Health Care spokesperson said: “We fully share the deep concern of our residents, their families and our colleagues at the serious allegations regarding the actions of this former employee. We are treating this matter with the utmost seriousness and are providing every support we can to the victims as well as our full assistance and cooperation with the police. Given the ongoing legal process, we will share further information as soon as we are able.”

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